NextGen Climate Action — Policy Advisor

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NextGen Climate Action -- Policy Advisor Published: May 31, 2015
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NextGen Climate is seeking a Policy Advisor with substantial knowledge of the energy, environment and climate change sectors to join its growing team. This position is ideal for someone who wants to blend their passion for politics and policy while working at a national political organization committed to affecting real change.


The right candidate will have strong research and writing skills, along with experience working either on political campaigns or in an advocacy role. NextGen Climate’s work environment is collaborative and fast-paced and we are looking for someone as passionate about the work as we are.


·       Researching and distilling complex energy and environment issues, including assembling and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data into succinct and accessible products like policy reports and briefings which can be used for press releases, memos, digital content, speeches, and op-eds;

·       Tracking and staying up-to-date on energy and environment issues in NextGen Climate targeted regions at the state and the federal levels;

·       Serving as an in-house expert on select issue advocacy topics like clean energy finance, net metering, Keystone XL, oil and natural gas regulations.


·       A minimum of five years of relevant experience working on energy, environment, or climate policy either on Capitol Hill, a Federal or state agency, or with an issue advocacy organization.

·       Both policy and political savvy.

·       Ability to adapt rapidly to evolving priorities and deadlines.

·       A strong work ethic and consistent attention to detail.

·       Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal.

·       Bachelor's degree; graduate degree in a relevant policy or science discipline preferred but not required.


NextGen Climate offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and a very comprehensive benefits package. If you are interested in applying, please send your cover letter and resume to, subject line: NextGen Policy Advisor.

NextGen Climate is an equal opportunity employer.





NextGen Climate is a non-partisan organization focused on bringing climate change to the forefront of America’s political dialogue. 

Founded by investor and philanthropist Tom Steyer in 2013, we act politically to prevent climate disaster and preserve American prosperity. Working at every level, we are committed to supporting candidates, elected officials and policymakers across the country that will take bold action on climate change —and to exposing those who deny reality and cater to special interests.


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